Delhi

2 held with illegal gun

2 held with illegal gun

Bought weapon for celebratory firing Two students were arrested on Wednesday in Dwarka for allegedly possessing an illegal revolver, which they had procured from a person who is currently in judicial custody, the police said on Thursday. The accused allegedly wanted to use the weapon for celebratory firing at their nephew’s birth …

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‘Instead of lectures, PM should take action’

‘Instead of lectures, PM should take action’

Will continue protest, says Maliwal Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal on Thursday said she will continue her protest demanding stringent anti-rape laws till Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns home and takes cognisance of the matter. Speaking on Day Seven of her hunger strike, she said, “If the …

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Better to improve Aadhaar: UIDAI

Better to improve Aadhaar: UIDAI

Says the scheme was meant to provide recognition, identity & dignity to masses The UIDAI on Wednesday said it was better to improve Aadhaar rather than stall the scheme or make it “collapse.” Appearing before a five-judge Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi, for …

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Yechury asks delegates not to divide party

Yechury asks delegates not to divide party

The crucial party congress of the CPI(M) began here on Wednesday with its West Bengal and Kerala units differing over the political line. The conclave is expected to decide if party general secretary Sitaram Yechury will get a second term. The congress began its discussions on the political-tactical line in …

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Commercial license not needed for driving taxis, autos

Commercial license not needed for driving taxis, autos

Drivers of taxis, autos, e-rickshaws and two-wheelers have been exempted from seeking a separate commercial license for operating these vehicles, according to a government notification. This follows a Supreme Court order of July 2017, which said that a driver’s license is sufficient to operate a Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) and …

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4 Delhi University students charged with stalking Union minister Smriti Irani

4 Delhi University students charged with stalking Union minister Smriti Irani

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet against four students of Delhi University for allegedly driving under influence, stalking and intension to insult the modesty of Union minister Smriti Irani in 2017.The police filed its chargesheet before metropolitan magistrate Snigdha Sarwaria under IPC sections 354D (stalking), 509 (Word, gesture or act intended …

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Official under fire for ration ‘scam’ shifted

Official under fire for ration ‘scam’ shifted

NEW DELHI: Four days after chief minister Arvind Kejriwaldemanded his suspension in the wake of the alleged pilferage of ration, food commissioner KR Meena was on Tuesday transferred to the land and buildings department. IAS officer Meena told TOI that he has received the transfer order and made principal secretary in the land and …

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You may soon be paid for power cuts

You may soon be paid for power cuts

NEW DELHI: LG Anil Baijal’s nod permitting, discoms will soon have to compensate you for unscheduled power cuts, failing which they may be fined up to Rs 5,000. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday approved the power department’s policy to this effect. The file has now gone to the LG office for final approval. …

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